Murderous markets have many suspects

Twelve guilty parties had a hand in the current market turmoil

Why nobody is happy with the US economy

Wall Street is in line with Main Street over the outlook for growth

Central banks tested on easy money

Global investors await US Fed stepping back from a hawkish stance

Brent Oil field, North Sea, UK --- Image by Ocean/Corbis

Oil contagion extends its reach

How Japan helps explain this week’s volatility puzzle

What goes down eventually comes up

Markets have hit the abyss before, but how long will it take to climb out?

Dogs that didn’t bark spark markets worry

Remarkable that strong US jobs report met with such weak response


Alternative assets loom as best bet

Gentle shift towards cheap stocks in emerging markets has better chance of working in 2016

Highlights from Hindsight Capital’s year

How many of 2015’s best bets did you see coming?

Why a Fed rate rise does not matter

FX markets, Opec and China can all matter more than central banks

Forex shift powers US and euro equities

Latest job numbers give Fed leeway to tighten rates this month — if it so chooses

Fangs and Nifty Nine power US equities

A handful of large stocks dominates the bull market

How to read signals from emerging markets

Indicators suggest bottom could be near but watch out for a crisis first

How disruptive technology destroys pensions

It displaces jobs, widens inequality and enables the services sector

Follow the cash to see the truth

Companies are getting less cash and are not optimistic they can invest it productively

US stocks are bet on central bank support

Fed may raise rates this year but others likely to ease further

Shareholder capitalism model under fire

Big investors are leaning increasingly towards a long-termist and more inclusive outlook

What if rates never rise?

This is the question investors are asking, along with Fed governors

Peru rebirth illustrates the China effect

End of commodity supercycle poses biggest risk to growth

Investors must start to question beliefs

Markets signal concern as number of assumptions called into question

Carbon footprints loom large for investors

Volkswagen emission scandal brings home importance of issue